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2014 Technical Conference


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September 21 – September 23, 2014

Again this year, we will have the key railcar Professionals providing our technical railcar mechanical design, maintenance and rules presentations. See them, hear them, meet them and ask them your questions one-on-one.

Did you know that MARTS is the only non-profit organization dedicated to continuing education of the railcar mechanical professional?

 MARTS will be in Montreal, QC, Canada this year to hold it's 51st annual technical conference.
This event will be held in conjuAdd a descriptionnction with  the Railway Supply Institute, Air Brake Association, Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association & International Association of Railway Operating Officers.

Read About the our meeting location: Palais des congrès
As usual, MARTS will have outstanding presentations featuring the latest technology advances relating to railcar maintenance, design and engineering and regulations. These topics will be sponsored and presented by those among us who are actually involved in the conceptual and day-to-day development relating to each of these topics.

The Palais des congrès will be the venue for the show. Located in the heart of Montreal, and is within walking distance of a wide variety of places to entertain guests after conference and show hours.

Online Registration and Agenda for this conference is now open

Click here to register for the Conference and Exhibits

Click here obtain a sleeping room

Click here for our 2014 Agenda


Exhibit Hall

MARTS is building an Archive of our past 112 years of history. If you have any old proceeding books or other information pertaining to our organization that you would like to donate, please contact our Secretary/Treasurer at the address found below.


More information via mail or phone can be obtained regarding the Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS) by contacting John Robertson, Secretary /treasurer, 2146 Windsor Ave. S.W., Roanoke, Virginia 24015. Phone 540-343-8991, Fax 540-343-2410, or E-mail at j.w.robertson@cox.net .  Copyright 2013 by Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services. Rev 6/20/2014. For further information via e-mail regarding the Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS) Web site, contact: j.w.robertson@cox.net . Web design by Virginia Rail Solutions., LLC, Roanoke, VA.